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What is the reason for feeling cold in feet while sleeping.

What is the reason for feeling cold in feet while sleeping.

See below: One reason is that during sleep, metabolism slows and so does core body temperature. Thus extremities, such as the feet and hands, may feel colder when awakening in the night from sleep. If you wake up from it often, you can wear socks or cover them up with a blanket to optimize your sleep quality. But if you notice other symptoms, such as numbness or burning in the feet, see a neurologist. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anytime I try to sleep, I either sweat excessively or get cold feet and hands, and it's affecting my sleep, what do I do?

Anytime I try to sleep, I either sweat excessively or get cold feet and hands, and it's affecting my sleep, what do I do?

Have you: Been checked for diabetes? Night sweats is common in diabetics or raynaud's disease. See your gp for tests and treatment. ...Read more

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How do you fix cold feet?

How do you fix cold feet?

Before anything else: The cause of your cold feet must be diagnosed. There can be several reasons for cold feet including poor circulation, peripheral neuropathy, vasospastic disease, and even some arthritic conditions can do this. Start by going to your pmd who will make a recommendation for you to see an appropriate specialist. Once we have a diagnosis, then we can find a suitable treatment. ...Read more

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Suddenly I have cold feet, why?

Suddenly I have cold feet, why?

Circulation: Usually cold feet is caused by 1) cold weather, 2) poor circulation, 3) neuropathy (which is nerve disease), or disorders that cause the blood vessels to go into spasm like raynauds syndrome. See pcp. ...Read more

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How to treat cold feet?

How to treat cold feet?

Wear socks.: Cold feet might be a sign of poor circulation. On the other hand some people just have cold feet/hands and that is normal for them. There is also a generally benign condition called raynauds which causes cold/numb toes. See a dr. If you have discoloration of toes, pain numbness etc. ...Read more

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Can CRPS cause extremely cold feet?

Can CRPS cause extremely cold feet?

Yes: Yes, CRPS can be associated with temperature changes in the affected extremity; usually the limb is cooler than the other side. CRPS is a condition which can affect the sympathetic nervous system, which causes vasoconstriction of the blood vessels leading to decrease in blood flow and a lower temperature on the affected side. ...Read more

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Can CRPS cause feet to stay really really cold feet?

Can CRPS cause feet to stay really really cold feet?

It may: Skin temperature anomalies are a part of the syndrome. Please consult this site for more information in this topic:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/complex-regional-pain-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20022844 ...Read more

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What is the difference between raynaud's phenomenon and cold feet?

What is the difference between raynaud's phenomenon and cold feet?

Other cause possible: Raynaud's phenomenon is a well known cause of cold hands and feet due to spasm of blood vessels supplying blood to the hands or feet. Other conditions can decrease blood flow to the extremities, leading to cold hands and feet. A primary care doctor can evaluate for anemia, peripheral artery disease, hormonal imbalances, autoimmune disorders, smoking (nicotine), drug side effects, etc... ...Read more

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Is it possible for neuropathy to cause bitterly cold feet and fainting?

Is it possible for neuropathy to cause bitterly cold feet and fainting?

Possible: If your symptoms have been worsening like this, you need to see your doctor for an evaluation to see what's going on. ...Read more

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What causes cold feet? I experienced the same even when my body was warm and now experiencing pain and swelling of feet. Also how can it be treated?

What causes cold feet? I experienced the same even when my body was warm and now experiencing pain and swelling of feet. Also how can it be treated?

Need evaluation: The coldness may have nothing to do with your problem. You should make an appointment with a local podiatrist for evaluation and initial treatment ...Read more

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What causes cold feet?

What causes cold feet?

Cold feet: Very often it is caused by microvascular spasm. This is a condition called raynaud's disease when it exists alone or raynaud's phenomenon when it is caused by auto-immune conditions. It is caused by over-reactive adrenal glands and/or excitatory neurotransmitter dominance. ...Read more

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Explain the cause of cold feet?

Frequently: Poor circulation- see pcp- your pretty young for it1. ...Read more

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What causes onset very cold feet?

What causes onset very cold feet?

Feel cold or touch?: If they always feel cold but are not cold when touching with your hand or someone elses then it is probably a form of neuropathy. If they are actually cold to touch of the hand then it may be a vascular related condition. Is there any skin color changes such as bluish or red? That is often associated with circulation. ...Read more

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Having cold feet is a sign of what?

Cold feet: As already stated there are any number of causes. Getting an evaluation is the first best thing to do that will get you the help you need. ...Read more

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Why do I always seem to have cold feet?

Cold Feet: It is common for some people to have cold feet. If your feet become excessively cold suddenly then you should consult with a physician to rule out vascular disease. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cold feet?

Cold feet: Cold feet = lowered temperature in feet which is often related to circulation problems. ...Read more

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I have cold feet. What could be the problem, what to do?

I have cold feet. What could be the problem, what to do?

Cold feet: This can be an indication of poor circulation. However, without a better history and an evaluation no treatment can be started or recommended. The first right thing to do is to see your podiatrist for that and development of a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have cold feet even when is not cold what could it be?

See below.: May be due to neuropathy or possible a circulatory condition such as Raynauds. Are they actually cold to touch or do they just feel cold all the time but warm to touch. If the are warm to touch, then it is more likely due to neuropathy. See Podiatrist for evaluation and examination. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I have cold feet. What could be the problem?

What do you advise if I have cold feet. What could be the problem?

Poor: Micro circulation or vasospasm of blood vessels as seen in raynaud's problems. ...Read more

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What causes cold feet that won't warm up?

What causes cold feet that won't warm up?

Look to see: If the feet are actually cold just feeling cold. If they are really cold I would consider raynaud's or poor circulation. ...Read more

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Cold feet but hot body, any reason for this?

Cold feet but hot body, any reason for this?

Cold feet: Can be due to a variety of problems. Cold feet can be due to reduced arterial circulation, which can be caused by diseased arteries (such as diabetes, smoking, vascular disease) or from blood clots. It can also occur due to raynaud's, a condition of transient constriction of the capillaries in fingers and toes. Neuropathy can cause cold sensation even if feet are warm to the touch. Need a dr exam! ...Read more

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How can I prevent getting cold feet in the winter and summer?

How can I prevent getting cold feet in the winter and summer?

Warm footwear: Wear heavy socks! If you smoke stop! Can be a sign of poor circulation. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I keep having cold feet but my body is warm. What is going on?

I keep having cold feet but my body is warm. What is going on?

See below: It could be due to medications that you take such as blood thinners, it could be dehydration, it could be poor blood circulation

see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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